Nummer: 02003b


Area : Western Area
Sea area : North Atlantic
Date of attack : 19.06.1940
Time of attack : 03:46
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 48
Commander : Rösing
Grid : BE 7171
presumed target type : Steam Freighter
presumed tonnage : 7000 BRT
presumed result : sunk
Number of torpedoes/mines : 2-
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es)
Convoy : HGF.34
Date of observation : 19.06.1940
Nationality of target : British
Actual type of target : Steam Freighter
Name of target : British Monarch
Year of launch : 1923
Actual tonnage : 5661 BRT
Actual result : sunk
Position of target : 45n 11.21w
related attacks : Angriff 1


Convoy : HGF.34
Route of convoy : Gibraltar - United Kingdom (home)
Remark to convoy : Sep 1939 to Sep 1942, then MKF und MKS